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From: Ellen Fineberg, "Barrett House, New Ipswich, New Hampshire,"Antiques 129 (March 1986): 646, pl. 2
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Upholstered armchair


Object number

RIF4511

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Historic New England (www.historicnewengland.com), formerly Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Geography

Made in Boston, Massachusetts, or made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Charles Barrett, Sr. (1740–1808), New Ipswich, New Hampshire; by descent to his son, Charles Barrett, Jr. (1773–1836), New Ipswich, New Hampshire; by descent to his son, George Barrett (1801–1862), New Ipswich, New Hampshire; by descent to his son, George Robert Barrett (1844–1916), New Ipswich, New Hampshire; by descent to his stepdaughter, Caroline Barr Wade, 1916; given to the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (now Historic New England), Boston, 1948

Associated names

Charles Barrett, Sr.
Charles Barrett Jr.
George Barrett
George Robert Barrett
Caroline Barr Wade

Bibliography

Ellen Fineberg, "Barrett House, New Ipswich, New Hampshire," Antiques 129, no. 3 (March 1986): 646, Pl. II, ill.